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Blanchland Abbey

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Blanchland, England
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Atmospheric

While staying in the hotel next door, we had a little wander and ended up here for a look see. We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Stephen G
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Tranquil

Visited this beautiful church one sunny summers evening, what a lovely place to wander round the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alison B
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Corbridge, United Kingdom
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"medieval village"
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"explanatory boards"
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"crewe arms"
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"worth a stop"
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"steeped in history"
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"well worth a visit"
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"lord"
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"century"
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Reviewed yesterday

While staying in the hotel next door, we had a little wander and ended up here for a look see. We couldn't get inside as it was evening, however out side was lovely and you could feel the age of the church and its surroundings....More

Thank Stephen G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this beautiful church one sunny summers evening, what a lovely place to wander round the grounds, the light falling through the trees it really was a great experience.

Thank Alison B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely and peaceful. Gorgeous oak ceiling. Very informative local history, geology and industry panels. Very cool on a hot day. Well maintained.

Thank Beccib21
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

The Abbey is open at set times and is free. Well worth a visit as part of tour of the village. Very interesting history and architecture.

Thank MGTG101
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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Brilliant day and the little cafe is superb !!! Pea and ham soup is a must ! All had a great day and will be back for sure !!!

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

The Abbey, part of a much larger building from the Middle Ages, has seen many changes. There are gravestones on the Abbey floor - one belonged to a Forrester who worked for the monks & it houses large explanatory boards which detail the history of...More

Thank JXX18
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

This Abby is so quaint, steeped in history, and has this wonderful wooden carved ceiling, beautiful.

Thank gillian p
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

The history of this Abbey and the centuries of information could have been better shown to great effect and the Abbey itself was not so lovingly cared for as others of similar age and history as I've seen. A great pity but nevertheless making do...More

Thank Totalpost
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

We were visiting Blanchland to do a hike, but it was our first time visiting so we had a look at the Abbey and around the village. It has a lot of history and is very quaint, pretty much like stepping back in time to...More

Thank Kath1722
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

The Abbey was built in the 12th Century and is a lovely and interesting church to visit. It has a lot of history. Worth a visit. Unusually in this day, the door is unlocked and you are free to look around.

Thank IanHawkes
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